Long after his death, the granddaughter of a Portuguese military captain who was humiliated and persecuted for his attempt to re-establish the country's long-lost Jewish community is fighting to rehabilitate his reputation.
Having discovered early in life that he was descended from a Jewish family, Artur Barros Basto went on to found a yeshivah, a community newspaper and a shul in 1920s Porto.
The proposed ban on kosher and halal meat in the Netherlands looks increasingly unlikely to pass at a vote next week.
The ban, which was backed by the Dutch Parliament in June, requires a yes vote from a majority in the Dutch Senate. But there are already hints that members of the Dutch Labour party, who make up the second largest party in the Senate, will not support it.
The Maccabeats and TV star Mayim Bialik have teamed up to help raise money for a bone marrow charity.
They are hoping to raise $80,000 - $10,000 for every night of Chanucah – to support the work of the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation, which works to find donor matches for people who need transplants.